As a schoolboy I remember the luxury of being allowed to watch a new programme on ITV called ‘Do Not Adjust Your Set’. Thereafter down every lavendar polished school corridor could be heard the refrain .. Hunting Tigers Out In India. Many of the ‘Mont Python’ team were in the[…]
The following exercises are to help you become more familiar with moveable chords and extend your dexterity down the neck of the fret board. Exercise 1 Finger an A chord without using your Index Finger. Now as you slide up the neck one fret at a time add the index[…]
Often when I visit ukulele groups both home and away, there is a tendency in groups of 20 or more, that a few participants will start straight into the song with no introduction and the rest catch up by the end of the first line. Whilst playing in a group[…]
Following on from my tutorial on finger stretching. I wrote this Ragtime piece to help me with using different chord positions in the key of ‘C‘. The video first shows the piece played at a relaxed speed followed by slow motion without altering the pitch for practice. I have also[…]
This tutorial on how to play Paradise by Coldplay may be low tech but it is humorous and somehow manages to instil the chords into your memory. After playing the piece through you get to see the out-take of the recording. These guys must have had a lot of fun.